The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) is a private, non-profit community-based organization serving rural, mostly Appalachian, counties in eastern and southern Ohio. Our other divisions within COAD (in addition to coad4kids) and the scholarship opportunity are listed below.
Senion Programs Division
Senior Programs Division provides volunteer opportunities for individuals age 55 and older as mentors and tutors to disadvantaged children and youth, and to help other senior citizens who need supportive service to remain in their own homes.
Community Development Division
Community Development Division provides services to low- and moderate-income Appalachian Ohio residents and service providers to improve housing and communities.
COAD’s Community Development Division offers technical and training services, energy services and housing and community services.
The David V. Stivison Appalachian Community Action Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to students who are residents of the 31 counties in the Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development service area and want to attend college but lack the required resources.